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Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
Key Areas of Responsibility
Understand key competitors and their relative strengths/weaknesses
Understand customer groups, including why customers buy the product or service
approach for the product or portfolio
Understand the different marketing channel strategies and associated business implications
Track and report results/KPIs to leadership and sales END Understand key competitors and their relative strengths/weaknesses and maintains networks of people and resources for obtaining competitive information
Explain different product features to different customers as appropriate to their needs
Maintain customer engagement and deeply understands customer needs
Play a role in developing key strategy documents: strategic plan, annual marketing plan, product launch plans, etc
Support the creation of Project Charters, CERs, and Business Case Financial Models as applicable
Understand competitive dynamics in the market
Understand what customers value and how they perceive different attributes of the product or portfolio
Articulate why the product or portfolio adds value or solves problems for the customer
Create marketing strategies to understand, develop, and enhance the relationship between the customer and the product or portfolio
Propose objectives for generating clinical evidence and evaluates studies
Tie the business goal of the product or portfolio to the overall goal of Stryker
Synthesize market trends and make recommendations on areas of strategic focus
Develop new strategies, sales tools, and communication plans for the product or portfolio
Apply clinical knowledge in combination with technical knowledge to educate and articulate value
Work closely with sales training/sales enablement to set the sales training strategy for the product or portfolio
Responsible for the obsolescence plan
Provide analytical support to set price
Articulate desired communications outcomes consistent with marketing strategy to MarComm team
Establish short-range and long-range improvement goals for the product management team, and under guidance, develop action plans to achieve those goals
Analyze customer satisfaction to assess trends in customer engagement, and incorporates trends into strategic planning
Provide marketing intelligence group with key objectives and inputs to drive customer insights
Bachelor's degree in marketing, business or related experience
2-5 years of experience in Sales or Marketing roles within the Medical Device industry is highly preferred
Excellent level of English
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent presentation and interpersonal communications skills
Ability to manage multiple projects while delivering on established timelines
Ability to be persuasive in the absence of organizational authority
Must be able to understand and work within complex interdivisional procedures and policies
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word & PowerPoint)
Hard-working winners. Confident, competitive and results-oriented professionals who create a track record of success.
Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
Effective communicators. People who can interpret information clearly and accurately to concisely communicate results and recommendations to stakeholders.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.
The role is field based and it requires minimum 50% of travel across Italy.
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
At Stryker, quality is first in everything we do. We are driven to make healthcare better for our customers by
providing innovative products and services that meet regulatory requirements through our effective quality system.
The Company was founded in 1941 by Dr. Homer Stryker and incorporated in 1946 as the Orthopedic Frame Company. In 1964, the Company’s name was changed to Stryker Corporation.
• $13.6 billion in annual sales in 2018; annual revenue has grown for 39 straight years
• 17.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) in sales over 39 years
• ~36,000 employees globally in 2018
• 43 manufacturing and research & development locat...ions worldwide
• Included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
• Ranked # 233 on Fortune Magazine’s “FORTUNE 500” list for 2019
• Ranked # 3 on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the “Medical Equipment” industry for 2019
• Ranked # 11 on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list (U.S.) for 2019
• Spent $862 million on R&D in 2018
• 7,784 patents owned globally in 2018
• Initial public offering of stock was in 1979
• Listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker SYK